Insurance platform bets on Artificial Intelligence to ease claims processing
M-Tiba has integrated Artificial Intelligence (AI), into its insurance claims processing system.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 3 months ago
Insurance platform bets on Artificial Intelligence to ease claims processing
Investors say volatile dollar hurting investments
The fluctuation of the dollar against the shilling has resulted in a wait-and-see attitude by investors - affecting businesses in the real estate and construction sectors.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 4 months ago
Investors say volatile dollar hurting investments
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Woman overcomes FGM trauma to champion end of harmful practice
Naomi's story reflects the ongoing struggle and the hope for a future without this harmful practice. FGM persists in many regions across the country despite legal bans.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 5 months ago
Woman overcomes FGM trauma to champion end of harmful practice
From hawking peanuts to butter and honey processing
Business has been good since he started the business after starting out hawking roasted peanuts in different parts of Nairobi, where he averaged 5kg a week.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 5 months ago
From hawking peanuts to butter and honey processing
Kemsa boss wins 2024 Africa governance award
The Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (Kemsa) acting chief executive officer has won the prestigious African Governance Award, 2024.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 6 months ago
Kemsa boss wins 2024 Africa governance award
Commonwealth Business Women Africa seeks to equip 1 million girls with coding skills
The initiative seeks to empower girls from 22 African countries, to address the under representation of females in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 6 months ago
Commonwealth Business Women Africa seeks to equip 1 million girls with coding skills
Initiative sharpens skills to drive food security
The programme aims to build capacity of leaders to achieve the food security agenda. This will help reduce food wastage, bolster productivity and advocate for value addition.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 7 months ago
Initiative sharpens skills to drive food security
Nine Kenyan food systems fellows graduate in Addis Ababa
Nine Kenyans are among 77 emerging food systems leaders who graduated from the Center for African Leaders in Agriculture advanced leadership program in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 7 months ago
Nine Kenyan food systems fellows graduate in Addis Ababa
State eyes new investors to boost manufacturing sector
The ITME event, which will take place at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC), Nairobi, will be the second in Africa.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 7 months ago
State eyes new investors to boost manufacturing sector
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Successful dairy business that was inspired by little salary
As the business progressed, Margaret bought more dairy cows which started producing 220-250 litres of milk a day.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 7 months ago
Successful dairy business that was inspired by little salary
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Scola Chepoighsho: Agriculture graduate who hacked agrovet business
Scola Chepoighsho, a graduate in General Agriculture from South Eastern Kenya University (SEKU), embarked on her career journey with high hopes of securing a rewarding job.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 8 months ago
Scola Chepoighsho: Agriculture graduate who hacked agrovet business
Rating firm gives positive outlook to housing financier Shelter Afrique
The company's two largest Class A shareholders are Kenya with 14.82 per cent and the Federal Republic of Nigeria with 14.72 per cent.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 8 months ago
Rating firm gives positive outlook to housing financier Shelter Afrique
Duo reaps big from market gap in traditional vegetables
Wekunda reveals their main buyers are restaurants and vegetable vendors who purchase in bulk. The vendors are enrolled on a programme where Wekunda and his team follow up on their progress.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 8 months ago
Duo reaps big from market gap in traditional vegetables
Project financing advisory firm inks Sh1.16b funding deal with Ugandan company
Benchmark Solutions Chief Executive Laura Akunga said the funds will be used to re-develop Mbarara Makhan Singh Market.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 8 months ago
Project financing advisory firm inks Sh1.16b funding deal with Ugandan company
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How local firm cracked key avocado export markets
The company based in Trans Nzoia exports avocados to various global markets.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 8 months ago
How local firm cracked key avocado export markets
Small-scale farmers turn to irrigation to boost yields, income
Small-scale farmers are increasingly embracing irrigation technologies to enhance yields and revenues.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 8 months ago
Small-scale farmers turn to irrigation to boost yields, income
Helping customers make better financial decisions
The firm offers flexible repayment terms - providing customers with the option of longer repayment periods and advising them to choose plans that align with their income.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 9 months ago
Helping customers make better financial decisions
Ghana-made herbal beer to cater for health-conscious customers
The brand, popular not only in Ghana but also in Nigeria, Togo, Ivory Coast, South Africa and Burkina Faso is set to spark a competition in the alcohol industry.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 9 months ago
Ghana-made herbal beer to cater for health-conscious customers
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How entrepreneur moved from hawking chicken to processing
To actualise his poultry dream, Meshack Mwau quit employment and used Sh700,000 of his savings, to start East Meat Supplies Ltd.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 9 months ago
How entrepreneur moved from hawking chicken to processing
You're better off in Kenya Kwanza, ex-allies of ODM boss tell Nyanza
The leaders said President Ruto had so far shown political goodwill by earmarking mega projects and making several high-profile appointments from Nyanza and other opposition strongholds.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 10 months ago
You're better off in Kenya Kwanza, ex-allies of ODM boss tell Nyanza
Kenya on course to becoming Africa's nuclear training hub
Kenya is stamping its authority as a regional leader in nuclear training to help solve some of Africa's teething problems.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 11 months ago
Kenya on course to becoming Africa's nuclear training hub
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Osho Chemicals: Multinational chemical giant that took 30 years to build
Mr Shah, the founder of Osho Chemical Industries, now runs a thriving regional firm. His company manufactures, distributes, and markets agrochemical products and farm equipment products
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 11 months ago
Osho Chemicals: Multinational chemical giant that took 30 years to build
Institute targets freelancers and professionals with digital skills
Africa Digital Media Institute has launched an accelerator programme to train freelancers and professionals in the most in-demand skills in today's job market.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 1 year ago
Institute targets freelancers and professionals with digital skills
Scientists call for Africa's adoption of nuclear energy
Scientists have urged African countries to adopt nuclear energy on the strength of their low carbon footprint and baseload power or ability to operate continuously and reliably.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 1 year ago
Scientists call for Africa's adoption of nuclear energy
Forum seeks new strategies to boost food systems
Crop yields have consistently fallen below population requirements, resulting in an annual deficit ranging from 20 to 40 per cent.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 1 year ago
Forum seeks new strategies to boost food systems
Nuclear safety tops agenda as Kenya hosts experts
At the heart of the talks will be the need for sustained research, education and public sensitization around the applications of nuclear, especially in health, security and energy.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 1 year ago
Nuclear safety tops agenda as Kenya hosts experts
US promises to back Africa clean energy initiative
Kenya will benefit from a raft of plans by the US to promote clean energy initiatives in Africa. Part of the plan is to have Kenya host the inaugural Africa-America nuclear industry exhibition.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 1 year ago
US promises to back Africa clean energy initiative
Be patient with Ruto, former Raila allies tell Azimio
Led by former Nyatike lawmaker Omondi Anyanga, the leaders emphasised the need for careful balancing when addressing the current state of the economy.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 1 year ago
Be patient with Ruto, former Raila allies tell Azimio
Invest more in agriculture to up food security, EAC member states told
East African countries have been urged to invest more in the agricultural sector to achieve food security and beat climate change.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 1 year ago
Invest more in agriculture to up food security, EAC member states told
Agri-preneur finds profits in detecting pests and diseases
One device can serve up to three smallholder farmers, where each pays Sh100 per month. For large scale farmers, they need more devices.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 1 year ago
Agri-preneur finds profits in detecting pests and diseases
Ghana to open trade office in Nairobi to boost African footprint
NCO Coordinator Fareed Kwesi said the expo will boost awareness of Ghanaian products, followed by subsequent exhibitions in Egypt in August.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 1 year ago
Ghana to open trade office in Nairobi to boost African footprint
Lending firm to invest Sh7b in loans for small businesses
Small enterprises account for over 90 per cent of all businesses in Kenya, forming a critical component of its economy.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 1 year ago
Lending firm to invest Sh7b in loans for small businesses
Government promises to end sugar woes, rules out privatization
The MPs had raised myriad issues that have been affecting the sugar industry, among them, is the illegal importation of sugar. They said this was killing the local millers.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 1 year ago
Government promises to end sugar woes, rules out privatization
Shelter Afrique seeks review of key statutory documents
The company is also seeking a review of the host country agreement to incorporate diplomatic privileges and concessions as enshrined in the Vienna Convention of Diplomatic Relations of 1961
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 1 year ago
Shelter Afrique seeks review of key statutory documents
HF Group, Jua Kali federation partner to finance artisans
The two parties are expected to create synergies in the real estate market by supporting Jua Kali artisans with value addition for their products and services.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 1 year ago
HF Group, Jua Kali federation partner to finance artisans
Government unable to meet demand for Agricultural loans
The Corporation receives loan applications totalling over Sh15 billion annually, but is only able to avail about Sh4 billion due to resource constraints.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 1 year ago
Government unable to meet demand for Agricultural loans
KDF soldiers tipped on detecting, handling nuclear-related threats
KNRA chairman Omondi Anyanga stressed the need for a multi-agency approach to addressing evolving threats from criminal or unauthorised acts involving nuclear.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 1 year ago
KDF soldiers tipped on detecting, handling nuclear-related threats
Kenya, US teams step up bid to curb the smuggling of nuclear materials
US Department of Energy Nuclear Smuggling Detection donates modern equipment. Nuclear Regulatory Authority working with KPA, KRA, Kenya Maritime Authority and other security agencies.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 1 year ago
Kenya, US teams step up bid to curb the smuggling of nuclear materials
US gives Kenya $100m for water, sanitation and hygiene
There is hope for Kenyans as they are set to benefit from enhanced clean water and sanitation facilities over the next five years.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 1 year ago
US gives Kenya $100m for water, sanitation and hygiene
Top executives to meet in Nairobi peer forum
Participants, mainly chief executive officers (CEOs), will explore ways of navigating emerging challenges and capitalising on new opportunities in 2023.
By Nanjinia Wamuswa 1 year ago
Top executives to meet in Nairobi peer forum
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